Commit 5598c70a authored by Tails developers's avatar Tails developers
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Use 'enable' instead of 'block'

parent 8e4f5a88
[[!meta title="Unblock a wireless device"]]
When Tails starts it unblocks Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, WWAN and WiMAX
devices.
When Tails starts, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, WWAN and WiMAX
devices are enabled.
It also blocks all other kinds of wireless devices such as GPS and FM
ones. So, if you want to use one such device, you need to unblock
But all other kinds of wireless devices such as GPS and FM devices are
disabled by default. So, if you want to use one such device, you need to enabled
it first.
This technique uses the command line.
......@@ -44,7 +44,7 @@ three-lines section. In this example, the index of the Bluetooth
device is 1, while the index of the GPS device is 2. Yours are
probably different.
<h2 class="bullet-number-three">Unblock the wireless device</h2>
<h2 class="bullet-number-three">Enable the wireless device</h2>
Execute the following command in the root terminal, replacing
`[index]` with the index found at [[step 2|wireless#step_2]]:
......@@ -56,14 +56,14 @@ different:
rfkill unblock 2
<h2 class="bullet-number-four">Verify that the wireless device was unblocked</h2>
<h2 class="bullet-number-four">Verify that the wireless device was enabled</h2>
Execute the following command in the root terminal again:
rfkill list
This output should be very similar to the one seen at step 2, with one
difference: the device unblocked at step 3 should not be soft
difference: the device enabled at step 3 should not be soft
blocked anymore.
In this example, the output would be:
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